Introduction to Make Up Artistry (VTCT Level 1 Diploma)

Course Content

This vocational qualification introduces you to the world of make-up artistry. The course includes units in the following areas; Basic Make-Up; Photographic Make-Up; Nail Care; Skin Care; Face Painting; Nail Art; Health and Safety; Professional Appearance in a Salon and Shampoo and Conditioning Hair and Basic Hair Styling. The skills gained within the course will introduce you to becoming a make-up artist with a range of skills in all areas of the profession. Throughout this qualification, you will develop knowledge and understanding of relevant communications and introduce you to the make-up artistry sector incorporating hair and beauty skills.

Entry Requirements

To apply for this course you must have a keen interest in Make Up Artistry. You may be invited to a group information session, online interview and potentially complete a skills test. Two National 4 qualifications or equivalent are preferred but not essential. A satisfactory reference is required. For applicants where English is not their first language then ESOL at Intermediate 2 is required as excellent communication skills are needed.

Method of Assessment

Online quizzes, assignments, and exams will take place throughout the course and skills are assessed by direct observation. Research and self-study will also be required to successfully complete his course.  

Future Prospects

This course allows a possible progression on to Level 3 Make-up Artistry. The skills gained within this course can also allow for progression on to VTCT level 2 Beauty Therapy.

Course Overview
  • Study Type

    Full Time

  • Campus

    Kingsway Campus

  • Start Date

    29 Aug 2022

  • SCQF Level


  • Duration

    32 Weeks

  • Subject Area

    Hair, Beauty & Complementary Therapies

  • Tuition fees may be paid for full-time students in Scotland subject to meeting residency requirements, applications should be made to the appropriate funding body.
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